Report: 60-year-old robbed of nearly $1,000 near Fairgrounds

Report: 60-year-old robbed of nearly $1,000 near Fairgrounds

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - A 60-year-old man was robbed of nearly $1,000 near the Fairground Saturday night, according to a New Orleans Police Department police report obtained by our partners NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune. 

According to the report, the man told authorities he was walking in the 2000 block of Gentilly Boulevard shortly before 7:30 p.m. when a man holding a gun got out of a dark-colored SUV.

The police report said the man demanded that the victim get inside the vehicle, and then made the victim empty his pockets, according to the report.

According to the report, the victim complied and the suspect took the victim's credit card and $980 in cash.

The victim was told to get out of the vehicle in the 2000 block of Florida boulevard, according to the report.